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Let the (Name) Debate Begin! BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® Celebrates Its Famously Mispronounced Dessert With a Free Pizookie® Offer That Everyone Can Agree on


HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) is celebrating its world-famous Pizookie® dessert during the month of October. They are kicking off with a sweet offer Tuesday, October 9, which BJ’s is deeming Free Pizookie® Day, when guests will receive a Free Pizookie® with a minimum $9.95 food purchase.

The celebration continues the rest of the month with $3 Pizookies®, Wednesday, October 10 through Wednesday, October 31, with no minimum purchase required. That’s cutting the regular price of a Pizookie® in more than half!

“BJ’s Pizookies® are unlike any other,” said Greg Trojan, Chief Executive Officer of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “In fact, we believe that you haven’t lived until you try one, which is why we want to thank our guests and invite everyone to try this life-changing dessert.”

While no one can deny a BJ’s Pizookie® is simply delicious, how to actually pronounce the dessert continues to be an ongoing debate. But whether pronounced Puh-zook-e, Pa-zook-e, Piz-ookie, or the correct pronunciation of PIZ-ook-e, the dessert is always a hot-out-of-the-oven cookie served in its own deep dish pan and topped with ice cream.

Each dessert is baked- to-order in a variety of flavors, including: Chocolate Chunk, Cookies ‘N’ Cream, Salted Caramel, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Triple Chocolate, Peanut Butter, BJ’s Peanut Butter S’mores or Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip.

Pizookie® offers are available at all BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations.

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 201 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu ranging from award-winning, signature deep dish pizza to BJ’s EnLIGHTened® menu and slow-roasted entrees like prime rib.  In addition, these offerings are complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the world-famous Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third-party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 27 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the web at for locations and additional information.

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